Qdoba introduces kids meal


They have long served the professional and student demographic. Now, quick service restaurant Qdoba Mexican Grill wants to appeal to families.

The restaurant chain debut a kids meal option, and is marketing it by having a "Kids Eat Free" weekend Dec 19-20, offering one free kids' meal to children 12 and younger with an order of one regular entree, according to a press release.

"We found that parents who come to our restaurants want fresh and nutritious choices for their children," said Gary Beisler, president and CEO of Qdoba, in the press release. "And, we found that children are engaged in making healthier meal decisions when they can be creative and make their own choices."